Legislators -- United States.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Frank D. Barber Papers
The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.
John Cabell Breckinridge Dispatch
Joseph Charles Carroll Autograph Book
Autographs of Civil War generals, U.S. Presidents, Cabinet members, Senators, Ambassadors.
William M. Colmer Papers
Reuben Davis Speech
Speech given by U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Davis.
Winfield Scott Featherston Letter
Henry Stuart Foote Letter and Autograph
James D. Gautier Letter
Judge Charles Gayarré Letter
The Judge Charles Gayarré Letter includes a two-page, front-and-back letter that defends the possibility of Louisiana seceding from the United States. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil War and Louisiana history.
Thomas S. Grimke Address
Address at religious meeting by South Carolina State Senator Grimke.
David Holmes Letter
One original letter, dated December 29, 1822, from Senator David Holmes of Mississippi to the Secretary of the Navy. The letter endorses the recommendation made by Judge Thurston Speaks of Missouri that Hamilton E. V. Robinson, also of Missouri, be appointed as a midshipman.
Robert F. Kennedy Civil Rights Letter
An unsigned, one-page letter to U.S. Attorney General Robert F. “Bob” Kennedy from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It appears that a local white woman wrote the letter. The letter describes the Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists negatively and criticizes the federal government for interfering in the Southern way of life.
Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection
This collection contains materials generated and/or collected by Perry County Citizens Against Nuclear Disposal, Inc. (PC-CAND). This collection should be of interest to those researching any aspect of nuclear waste disposal.
John L. Pendergrass Collection of Political Campaign Materials
This collection contains political campaign materials related to Mississippi and National political campaigns.
Ronald C. "Ronnie" Shows Papers
This collection is comprised of materials that document various aspects of Ronnie Shows' service as a United States Congressman from Mississippi's Fourth District (1998-2002). This collection should be of interest to anyone researching government at the national level.
Jacob Thompson Speech
U.S. Congressman from Mississippi Thompson's speech to Congress on the war with Mexico and slavery.
R. Ingram Tullos Papers
Video Tape Collection
Video tapes of television spots from campaigns of Mississippi Senator John Stennis, Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Gandy, and Democratic Presidential candidate Gary Hart. The accession also includes slides and audio cassettes of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Historic District Walking Tours for 1985 and 1986.
William Arthur Winstead Papers
The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.